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  • Catholic Charities seeks volunteers to distribute Thanksgiving boxes

     
    Catholic Charities of Central Florida is seeking volunteers to help distribute Thanksgiving boxes for the needy on Nov. 19, 20, and 21. Volunteers must be able to lift 15-20 pounds. Contact Anita Capetillo for more information: anita.capetillo@cflcc.org...
  • Black Friday, Cyber Monday…How about GivingTuesday?

     
    Jon Ostendorff  with USA Today writes about charities trying to create a new holiday tradition: #GivingTuesday: ASHEVILLE, N.C. (RNS) In the days following Thanksgiving, there's already Black Friday and Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday to kick off...
  • The Phillies bring Christmas to you

     
    And you thought the Phanatic was only the Phanatic. Think again. On Saturday, Dec. 15, and Sunday, Dec. 16, the Phillies will host their annual Holiday Sale and Food Drive at the Majestic Clubhouse Store at Citizens Bank Park. The......
  • NEW IRONPIGS MANAGER ADDED TO CARAVAN ROSTER ...

     
    IronPigs fans will get their first opportunity to meet new manager Dave Brundage on Jan. 24 at the Sands Events Center. Brundage will join former IronPigs and current Phillies Erik Kratz and Kevin Frandsen at the 2013 Phillies Winter Banquet benefiting...
  • Ron Artest finalizes ring raffle

     
    The text message popped up and set off a slight moment of anxiety. Lakers forward Ron Artest was set to arrive Tuesday at the Target Terrace in L.A. Live to introduce his public service announcement with the L.A. County Department of Mental Health, but he...
  • Osceola and Catholic Charities create low-income elderly housing

     
    Catholic Charities of Central Florida Inc. is partnering with Osceola County to create St. Anthony Garden Courts, a low income senior housing project to be located on the site of the former Hamilton Park, North of 5th Street and West of Brown Chapel...
  • Top scams of 2010

     
    You can't start a new year without considering the good and bad of the previous year. Hopefully you're not burned out on "top 10" or "best of" lists by now, because this is one you should read. Consumeraffairs.com recently compiled......
  • National Adoption Weekend, Valentine pet gifts

     
    Valentine's Day news from PetSmart: For those folks who don't have a four-legged, scaled or feathered Valentine, PetSmart Charities is sponsoring its National Adoption Weekend from Friday through Sunday, Feb. 11-13, at all PetSmart stores in the United...
  • Catholic Charities breaks ground on low-income senior housing

     
    Groundbreaking is scheduled for 11 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 15, for a low-income housing project for seniors in Osceola County. Catholic Charities of Central Florida and Osceola County are collaborating on St. Anthony Garden Courts on the site of the former...
  • Jerry West continuing work with Northern Trust Open

     
    Hitting the links used to be Jerry West's escape, a worthy outlet to unleash his competitive drive without the surrounding attention that accompanied the Lakers star. Now it's his way of providing thanks for all that adulation, using his role as executive...
  • Monsignor Patrick Caverly honored for service to the poor

     
    Monsignor Patrick Caverly, pastor of Annunciation Catholic Church in Altamonte Springs for the past 30 years, will be honored Tuesday, March 1, for his lifelong dedication to the poor. For nearly 50 years, Caverly has helped the needy of Central Florida...